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Produced by Mel Richman for the University Museum (Penn Museum) and originally distributed by McGraw Hill. Originally produced with grant funds from State of Pennsylvania.
Glen Bernard, Producer
Complete Film. The story of written language, from the earliest cave paintings through the ages showing the uses and techniques of a recording system that was to become our alphabet.